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the legend as thousands come together to honor the life of the godfather of go- go, chuck brown. family, friends and fans had the influence -- remember the influence he had on their lives. we have coverage-live coverage. >> you talk about of its old generally is a sad affair. these people were celebrating the life of a man who lived to be 75 years old who touched their lives and the crowd has been out quite a bit at the howard theater. they had a good time here tonight. for four decades he played his music and became their music. this night they came from around the area to celebrate the life of the adc icon, chuck brown. they danced and romanesque. everyone had a story. >> it is all about the celebration of his magazinelegacy. >> i loved that man. >> these people loved him and he loved them, too. he made jokes about all the attention. >> i love taking pictures and signing autographs. there was a time 55 years ago out of the only people interested in me was the police. gretzky ended up in prison and where for a few cartons of cigarettes, an inmate made him a guitar. he invented somethin
the public viewing for the godfather of go chuck brown. mourners were upset because the storms led organizers to and did it two hours early. more with the frustration of fans tonight. >> does public viewing was scheduled to last until 10:00. at 8:30 there were still a long line of people wrapping all the way around the corner waiting to get in to see chuck brown. that is when the rain and lightning started. security guards tried to send everybody home. these fans were not having it. curious fans demanded doors be reopened to chuck brown's memorial after they shut down the doors because of the weather. >> we feel it is our right. they should let us in the building. >> this is a wake. >> after the angry mob was told it would be allowed and in small groups, the torrential downpour did little to dampen the spirits of those saying goodbye to the godfather of go. before the rain it was the crowd flooding chuck brown way in honor of the legendary music man. anthony jones drove down from new jersey. >> i am a jersey boy turned into a go-go lover. >> those who made the height did so with heavy hearts
will honor the life of chuck brown. ] they will pack the washington convention center for a three- hour service. donnie simpson will host the service. chuck brown died two weeks ago after battling pneumonia. he was 75-years old. multiple crews covering tamara's memorial service. tune into our newscast to marron good morning washington. can log onto wjla.com and our social media websites as well. coming up, selling success with a 6-year-old. find out whether this little girl in our region continues in the spelling bee. >> >> following a developing story from seattle where a gunman shot and killed four people. this started with a shooting in a cafe. it spread to a carjacking near the university of washington. across the city, it ended when the gunmen took his own life. >> it made me nervous. i live in this neighborhood. i have never seen anything like this before. >> the suspect saw the uniformed officers in the middle of the street and put a gun to his head and shot himself. >> during the manhunt nearby schools and businesses were placed on lockdown. the identity has not been released. i
the victim's friends and families. the plans to honor the life and legacy of chuck brown. >> in just a few hours, a friends and loved ones together to remember of life of the godfather gogo. a public viewing will be held tomorrow. chuck brown died two weeks ago. the 75-year-old had been hospitalized while battling pneumonia. a memorial service is scheduled at the d.c. center this thursday at noon. we will have multiple crews tomorrows of ewing. newscastto our tomorrow. we will keep you posted. a former supreme court justice and legendary basketball coach astronauts all received one of the nation's most prestigious honor. the presidential medal of at the whiterow house. the medal of freedom is the civilian highest honor. come, a disturbing happens for the second month. a farm animals stabbed by an unknown attacker. >> a gallon maryland man is a trying tolled while ocean city.reet in trying tolled while ocean city.reet in we will hav [ creaking ] [ male announcer ] trophies and awards lift you up. but they can also hold you back. unless you ask, what's next? [ zapping ] [ clang ] this is the
brown. mortars can play but we do pay their respects from 11:00 a.m. until 10 tonight. a week from tonight a public memorial service will be held at the convention center on mount vernon place from noon until 3:00. chuck brown died last week at johns hopkins hospital in baltimore after suffering from pneumonia. he was 75 years old. >> we are on storm watch tonight with the relatively sunny day across the region that turned into a cloudy and rainy evening, depending on where you live. a first look at what is in store for us. >> there are still of the leftover sprinkles but unlike the last two nights things have really settle down. a few lonesome raindrops in gaithersburg and montgomery county. folks down in prince george's county and anne arundel county at all that rain. manassas is where the dangerous flooding was. all of that is changing as we head into the weekend. our first traditional weekend of summer or it will feel like it. we will have at all in a few minutes. >> coming up, a father and son forced apart by war. tonight you'll see the surprise reunion at a baseball game. >>
or suspend licenses. pamela brown, abc 7 news. >> read more about the specific tax with the police reports on our website which agreed more about the specific attacks with the police reports on our website at wjla.com. >> and retired lieutenant commander wesley brown has died. he was the first african- american to graduate from the naval academy. he died yesterday. a graduate of from the naval academy in 1949. he was a cross-country teammate of former president jimmy carter. it was the sixth african- american accepted into the academy. he was 85 years old. also new tonight, for the first time, our colleague at abc 7 greta kreuz is sharing her story of survival. >> earlier this spring she was diagnosed with lung cancer, despite the fact she was never a smoker. tonight, she shares the eye opening second part of her story, as she explains that one cancer is the second biggest killer in the u.s. and against little research funding because of the stigma that if you smoke you deserve it. >> this former ohio congressman mike oxley has never smoked. two years ago he was diagnosed with stage 3 long
events, mostly sold out shows like chris brown, jay-z, kanye west, and the washington wizards. the daughter has also received dozens of tickets taking in shows including taylor swift and disney on ice. >> why do they not with all of their resources by their own tickets? >> i do not know. i actually never looked at the list. >> he did look into and got back to us the next day pointing out what the records show. the majority do go to furthering the business. >> we had i do not know how many nonprofit organizations just to give them an opportunity to say thank you for what you do in the city. >> first of all, my daughter is the official designated first lady of the city. my son is out and about doing things all the time. >> the son and daughter are not the only ones taking advantage of the sky suite. lots of employees at city hall and family members are also cashing in on the free tickets. >> records show that the recent bruce springsteen concert, he let them use them with the sun with his son and daughter. >> people say others are more deserving than your two kids what do you sa
report by the "washington post" said that ms. brown may cut his hair while they work housemates. >> tonight, with the apple assistant says is the number-one phone. >> also, the time magazine mother at the center of the controversy is talking again. but she sang about the photo shoot that led to this. -- what she sang about the photo shoot that led to this. >> caught on camera, not robbers target a montgomery county store. the police say they need your help to catch the suspects involved. the police have issued an alert because they believe the suspect could strike again. >> this happened at a 7-11 on new hampshire avenue in silver spring. autria godfrey has the latest it. >> the police are relying on the public's help, searching for the two masked gunmen who robbed this 7-11 in silver spring couple weeks ago. they were last seen fleeing on foot. montgomery county police want you to take a close look at the two men who stormed into the 7- eleven on new hampshire avenue on april 7 with guns drawn. >> all of these robberies and stuff. >> one robber demanded the employee and to regi
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